GRE Word List

EMISSARY

agent (sent on a mission to represent another); messenger

The meaning of the word emissary is agent (sent on a mission to represent another); messenger.

Random words

WordMeaning
diaphanoussheer; transparent
missiveletter; written statement; CF. sent
humanemarked by kindness or consideration; kind and compassionate; humanitarian
troughlong narrow container for feeding farm animals; lowest point (of a wave, business cycle, etc.); long narrow depression as between waves
acclivitysharp upslope of a hill; OP. declivity
mealymouthedindirect in speech (when something unpleasant must be said); hypocritical; evasive
abolishcancel; put an end to
tricksterperson who cheats people
willowyflexible; pliant; slender; CF. willow
subpoenawrit(written command issued by a court) summoning a witness to appear in court; V: summon with a subpoena